UCT Ranked in Global Top Ten for Development Studies
Study Development at UCT and you will find yourself ranked amongst alumni from the likes of Harvard and Oxford, according to the latest QS global university subject rankings.
Reflecting on LeAD Campus in Cape Town
We recently facilitated the 'My Leadership' component of LeAD Campus: an exciting executive leadership programme for African professionals with experiential learning modules in Cape Town, Dakar and Paris.
See highlights from the 2018 Emerging African Leaders Programme
In April 2018, we hosted 30 inspiring young people from across the continent on our flagship leadership programme.
Welcome to our 2018 Master's cohort!
The 2018 class of Master's in Development Policy and Practice have arrived on campus.
Urban Safety short course a resounding success
Take a look inside our successful Urban Safety Governance for African Cities short course offering.
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Saturday, 26 May 2018
International Job Opportunities

The Nordic Africa Institute is a centre for research, knowledge, policy advice and information on Africa based in Uppsala, Sweden. They are advertising several positions for African researchers, which we encourage those interested in development to consider.

Publication Date:
Monday, January 8, 2018 - 10:45
Professor Carlos Lopes named among top 100 influential Africans

GSDPP success is 2017 was rounded off fittingly by Professor Carlos Lopes' listing among Africa's 100 'most influential' by francophone newspaper, Financial Afrik.

Publication Date:
Wednesday, January 3, 2018 - 15:45
Digital Archive Resource for Activist Research

The African Activist Archive Project is an online archive of almost 10,000 documents, images, and audio and video files managed by the African Studies Center at the Michigan State University.


Publication Date:
Wednesday, January 3, 2018 - 11:15
GSDPP gains new lecturer under prestigous nGAP endowment

Musa Nxele has joined the GSDPP faculty as a Lecturer, after the School was awarded prestigious funding as part of the New Generation of Academics programme by the DHET.


Publication Date:
Thursday, December 14, 2017 - 16:15